>> and let me ask you this key question, is there anyway that you could be persuaded by what some are saying may be what the administration is going to use to defend themselves on this? which is, all right, everybody, we knew it was al qaeda linked groups, we didn't know what specific group, before we go out and use the word al qaeda willie nilly, ween watt to get that additional information. is that something that would have you say, okay, that makes a little bit of sense. >> that would great if they said we didn't know what happened. that's not what they did. matter of fact, i think the decisions they made, this wasn't the intelligence given them. it was what they did with the intelligence that was the huge problem and it was a policymaker i argued, huge mistake. four days after the event and went on offense. now, this was just spontaneous, we couldn't have prevented it. we didn't know anything about it. a horrible way to get going.